Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Create a Cupcake Step it Up Swap


This was a super fun swap. The concept is to make a card with minimal supplies that is super cute to use for a Make & Take at a workshop, then to make a stepped up version to demonstrate at said workshop to show customers how you can "Step it Up" with a couple of embellishments or a technique. Love this idea!
I signed up for 3 groups. This is one of them.


Here is the Make & Take version.  Cute right. I am totally in a dovetails/banners phase. Love them! This card is cute, simple, and fast.
  • Stamps: Create a Cupcake
  • Ink: Tempting Turquoise, Pumpkin Pie, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Suede, Early Espresso
  • Paper: Tempting Turquoise, Soft Suede, Whisper White, Brights DSP pack
  • Other: 1" circle punch, 1-3/8" square punch

 And this is the "stepped up" Demonstrate It version. I used the Cupcake builder punch to punch out the cupcake frosting images, popped the middle one up with a dimensional. Tied some Bakers Twine around the main image panel. I also added some Dazzling Details glitter glue to the sprinkles, and outlined the card base with a Signo white gel pen.
So the added elements are:
  • Cupcake builder punch   $16.95
  • Dazzling Details glitter glue  $2.50
  • Early Espresso Baker's Twine  $2.95
  • Stampin' Dimensionals  $3.95
Now, how fun  was that?! I think this kind of swap is a wonderful idea.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

I just LOVE these "before and afters" Keep em coming!

Jen Timko said...

What a fun sketch this is! Great card!

Carmen said...

Great!! Love the bright bold colors!

Yapha said...

What a great color combo!! Super cute card -- love the stepped up version!

Katherine said...

What a fun - bright card! Love it!!

Paula said...

I have this one too. So bright and fun! Love them!

Adriana Benitez said...

Wonderful idea for the swap and the finished pieces are so fun. Love the color combo you chose for the occasion - perfect!

Mickey Roberts said...

Great cards, Tanya! Love them both, but the sparkling sprinkles on the stepped up card are just so fun!

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